VisitScotland Food and Drink Growth Fund

A special Year of Food and Drink Growth Fund worth £100,000 to help inspire marketing campaigns which showcase Scotland’s natural larder.  VisitScotland is now inviting applications ... Continue Reading →

Themes for the Scottish Rural Parliament announced!

The key themes for the Scottish Rural Parliament are being announced this week. The themes have been identified through a survey conducted with over 1,000 people from across rural Scotland ... Continue Reading →

Crowd funding banks £16,000 boost for Agritourism sector

Over £16,000 has been pledged in a crowd funding initiative to support Go Rural’s drive to grow the agritourism sector in Scotland. Launched in June, the success of the fundraising ... Continue Reading →

Scotland ranks top of UK nations for food tourism, study reveals

Visitors to Scotland have been showing a taste for produce like shortbread and haggis, with four in ten of them buying food or drink to take home, figures have shown. The VisitBritain ... Continue Reading →

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Green Hotels Leadership Programme

Lead your hotel to increasing profits and greener tourism through energy, water, waste and materials reductions. Limited places are available on this fresh, free, Resource Efficient ... Continue Reading →

Cut Tourism VAT

For the latest updates from the Cut Tourism Vat Campaign click here. Continue Reading →

Building the Commonwealth – Streaming live online 22-23 July

On the eve of the Games, Mark Carney and other business and political leaders will discuss common issues for Commonwealth countries, from employment, infrastructure, and improving ... Continue Reading →

Free Familiarisation Trip for Scottish Borders Tourism Businesses

Southern Uplands Partnership, Scottish Natural Heritage and Scottish Borders Council would like to invite tourism business owners and their staff to a memorable day out to celebrate ... Continue Reading →

Historic Scotland & RCAHMS are working together to create a new lead body for the Historic Environment sector

Historic Scotland and RCAHMS are working together to create a new lead body for the Historic Environment sector in Scotland. July’s newsletter will keep you up to date with the ... Continue Reading →